Though California, where thousands of Latino men and women had the surgery without their consent, led the nation, the eugenics movement casts a long shadow on the U.S. and echoes in the broader cultural...
Within the next few weeks, workers will be fanning out in neighborhoods of Northeast, Northwest and Southwest Philadelphia to check for defects known as cross connections - essentially plumbing systems that were inadvertently reversed.
Cadwell's luck changed when a pilot read the Inquirer's February story about her experience and was moved to write a check that will more than cover the cost of the surgery.
The FDA has linked the herbal supplement to 44 deaths.
Alarmed residents showed up in droves, and city officials at some points had to dispel rumors by shouting over a contentious crowd.
Struck down by disease far more frequently than their white comrades, with nearly double the death rate, black soldiers who joined the U.S. Colored Troops would prove pivotal to medicine's understanding of the greatest public health crisis in the young nation's history.
A new U.S. Department of the Interior plan to open a portion of the 993 acre John Heinz Wildlife National Refuge along Darby Creek in Philadelphia and Delaware counties to a public bow hunt.
The breeding pair of eagles produced two eggs that were expected to hatch in late March.
To build a race car that can round corners at high speed, University of Pennsylvania students have come up with a radical redesign.
Advanced Absorbent Technologies has developed underwear with an undisclosed material that's half as thin as what's on the market yet reliably absorbent.
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NEW YORK (AP) - A leading AIDS researcher was picked Wednesday to run the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the federal government's top public health agency.
Penn is leading an ambitious study that is looking at the debate over how hard residents should work more scientifically. Its first results were just published.